Don Jazzy: Biography, Age, Education, Wife, Children, Net Worth and More 

Who is Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy’s real name is Michael Collins Ajereh. He was born on November 26, 1982, in Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. He is of Igbo descent. He was raised in Ajegunle, a suburb of Lagos. His interest in music began at a young age, and he began to experiment with different musical styles. By his early teens, he was already making beats and producing songs for local artists.

His family moved from Abia State to Ajegunle, Lagos where he was raised. He had his conventional primary, secondary and higher education in Lagos but developed an interest in music at a tender age. His biography on his company’s website said he started playing the drums before the age of 4. Can you imagine that? Well, we can say that it runs in the family because his dad had a background in music entrepreneurship. He was one of the veterans who worked untiringly for the establishment of professional artiste management and corporate music business structures in Nigeria.

Don Jazzy is an alumnus of Federal Government College, Lagos and has a degree in Business Management from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. He is single and has three siblings; James Collins Enebeli, Joy Solano (married) and Charles Collins Enebeli. His brother, Charles Enebeli is also a musician and a businessman.

Don Jazzy tribe

He is not a Yoruba man as presumed but was born and bred in Ajegunle, Lagos State. His father is from Isoko in Delta State. His mother is an Igbo princess from Abia state and his father is a member of the Isoko people.

Education

Micheal Collins attended the prestigious Federal Government College, Lagos. Nigeria. He later procedded to have his first degree in Business Management at the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo state.

Don Jazzy’s wife

He was married to Michelle Jackson at the age of 22 in 2003. The claim of the divorce by Don Jazzy is that he had issues because of his ambitious nature where he was more married to his music than his wife; so that cause a total break-down in their marriage. The union didn’t produce any children.

Early Lifestyle

Don Jazzy’s early lifestyle. He grew up in a very poor family and his early years were marked by struggle and hardship. However, he remained determined to make a name for himself and worked hard to improve his skills as a music producer. Despite the challenges he faced, he always had a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. He eventually moved to London, where he found more opportunities to develop his talent.

Don Jazzy’s career really began to take off. He and D’banj released their first album, No Long Thing, in 2005. The album was a huge success and helped to establish their reputation in the Nigerian music industry. They followed up with the album Rundown/Funk U Up in 2006, which was even more successful. The singles from the album were huge hits, including “Tongolo,” “Why Me,” and “Mo’Hits Anthem.

Personal Lifestyle

He is known for his eccentric sense of style and his love of luxury items. He often wears designer clothes and has a large collection of jewelry. He is also a big fan of cars and has several luxury vehicles in his collection. However, despite his success and wealth, he remains down-to-earth and humble. He is known for being generous and giving back to his community.

Don Jazzy is also known for his sense of humor. He is often joking around and making people laugh, even in serious situations. He is also a big fan of music, and he often posts videos of himself singing or dancing on social media. He is also very active on social media, where he shares a lot of personal information with his fans. His fans really appreciate this and feel like they know him on a personal level.

He is also known for his strong work ethic and his dedication to his craft. He is always working on new projects and pushing himself to be the best he can be. He has said that he never wants to become complacent or satisfied with his success. He is always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills. He believes that hard work and dedication are the keys to success.

Musical Career

Don Jazzy musical career started in London when he was on a musical path with JJSkillz, Jesse Jagz, Dbanji, SOLEK and the 419 Squad. He later moved back to Nigeria to form the Mo’hits records. In 2004 he collaborated with D’banj to produce an album No Long Thing that made them become very popular.

Don Jazzy later brought in Wande Coal and produced an album titled Mushin 2 Mo’Hits which was an instant hit and was described then as the best album to be produced by a Nigerian.

He also co-produced American rapper, Kanye West’s song, Lift off which had music heavyweights, Beyonce and Jay-Z on it.

Some of the dope songs released by Mo’Hits include:

  • D’banj X Wande Coal – ‘Move Your Body’
  • D’Banj, Wande Coal, Dr Sid and D’ Prince – ‘Be Close To You’
  • D’Banj, Wande Coal and Don Jazzy – ‘Why Me Remix’
  • D’banj, Don Jazzy and Wande Coal – ‘Pere’
  • D’Banj X Wande Coal X Dr Sid X D’Prince and K- Switch – ‘Booty Call’
  • Wande Coal X D’Banj – ‘You Bad’ (2009)
  • Dr Sid X D’Banj – ‘Pop Champagne’ (2010)
  • Wande Coal, Dr Sid, Kay Switch, D’ Prince – ‘Ten Ten’ (2009)
  • D’ Prince featuring D’Banj – ‘Give It To Me’

One of his most important projects was the establishment of the record label Mavin Records in 2012. The label has signed several talented artists and has released several successful albums. In addition to his work with Mavin Records, Don Jazzy has also worked with a number of other artists and produced a number of hit songs. He has collaborated with artists such as Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, and Rema.

Awards Won By Don Jazzy

  • Producer of the Year at Nigerian Music Awards                                                                       2006
  • Music Producer of the Year at Nigerian Entertainment Awards                                            2007
  • Producer of the Year at the Headies                                                                                      2011
  • Producer of the Year at the Headies                                                                                      2014
  • Special Recognition Award at City People Entertainment Awards                                      2015
  • Special Recognition Award at the Headies   

Other Business Interest of Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy is already a success and a force in the music industry and as a smart business person, he expanded his business portfolio. He ventured into oil in 2013 with his younger brother by establishing Mavin Energy Limited. The company specialises in the supply of petroleum products such as diesel, petrol, kerosene, cooking gas to homes and companies. Don Jazzy mentioned in an interview that Flobyt will give easy access to  local consumers of Nigerian music online. He makes good Money from endorsement deals with corporate brands. Don is an ambassador for MTN Nigeria, Johnnie Walker- Alcoholic drink, Konga-Nigerian online retail store, Samsung electronics, LOYA Milk. He owns landed properties in prestigious areas and is a lover of exotic cars.

Don Jazzy Net Worth

Net Worth:$25 Million
Name:Don Jazzy
Salary:$2 Million +
Monthly Income:$0.1 Million +
Date of Birth:November 26, 1982
Age:40 Yrs
Gender:Male
Height:1.82m (6′ 0″)
Weight:80 kg or 176 lbs
Profession:Nigerian record producer
Nationality:Nigerian
Don Jazzy is a rich and wealthy person who has done exceptional work in his career. He is widely recognized as one of the finest record producers and music producers of Nigeria because of his Afro Style of music, which includes afrobeat and Afropop genres. He started his career way back in 2002, and to date, he has managed some serious acclamation.

He is the founder and CEO of Mavin Records, which is a very famous record label it has signed some great artists. Apart from that, he had also been the co-owner of Hits Records. Don Jazzy has made a decent net worth as well. His current net worth is around $25 million.